Category: Wholly Featured

Farming for urban tilapia

November 30, 2011 |  by Michael Anft

What’s the best way to get fresh fish, free of chemicals, pesticides, and other environmental toxins? Grow it yourself.

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Zelda the painter

November 30, 2011 |  by Bret McCabe

An exhibit at Evergreen, curated by undergrad Laura Somenzi, presents Zelda Fitzgerald as an artist in her own right.

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Why can’t some people throw anything away?

November 30, 2011 |  by Michael Anft

Genes might play a key role in hoarding, a disorder that afflicts an estimated 15 million people in the United States.

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Defining Alzheimer’s as a longer disease

August 31, 2011 |  by Lisa Watts

Researchers have updated the Alzheimer’s diagnostic guidelines for the first time in 27 years, allowing for earlier detection.

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Looking back for the way forward

August 31, 2011 |  by Bret McCabe

A new book by Michael Mandelbaum and Thomas Friedman looks at the way we were—and how we can get back.

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Tweet went the data

August 31, 2011 |  by Kristen Intlekofer

Know any chronic oversharers on Twitter? Two Hopkins computer scientists are putting tweets to work for public health.

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Solving the mystery of Death Valley’s walking rocks

June 1, 2011 |  by Michael Anft

How does a hundred-pound rock walk itself 100 yards across a cracked, dry desert surface? Johns Hopkins researchers investigate.

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The poetic subversion of capitalism

June 1, 2011 |  by Darcy Courteau

Associate professor Christopher Nealon explores the subversive side of contemporary American poetry.

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In alchemy’s defense

June 1, 2011 |  by Michael Anft

A Johns Hopkins historian defends the honor of the lowly—and he says misunderstood—alchemical investigator.

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Studying what could not be thrown away

February 28, 2011 |  by Anna Perleberg

The Krieger School’s Marina Rustow examines the Cairo Geniza, an invaluable collection of Jewish documents dating from 900 to 1250.

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